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Re: Accessible On Line Chat Application

From: Sandra Vassallo <S.Vassallo@e-bility.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 08:37:33 +1000
Message-ID: <4360052D.7070804@e-bility.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi Julian,

There is a list of accessible chat programs on e-Bility.com at


Please let me know if you find any others, as I'd be happy to add them 
to the resource.


e-Bility Inclusive IT
Web Accessibility & Usability Solutions

Inclusive IT: www.inclusiveit.com.au
e-Bility web: www.e-bility.com
Access Noosa: www.accessnoosa.com

Julian Voelcker wrote:
> Have any of you come across a good implementation of an online chat 
> system that is also accessible?
> I have come across several that are Java/Flash based and in the past 
> have made something in ASP that launched in a new window and used 
> frames to provide the standard layout showing the messages in the top 
> screen that refreshed using the META refresh tag every 5 seconds and 
> then providing a screen below it for entering new messages.
> I know I could probably rehash what I have done in the past and make it 
> reasonably accessible, but would be interested to know if anyone else 
> has tackled this and what they have ended up doing.
> Cheers,
> Julian Voelcker
> Cirencester, United Kingdom
Received on Wednesday, 26 October 2005 22:37:39 UTC

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